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  Review of Energy Efficiency Directive: strengthen the local energy savings potential
9 February 2016 - 09:27, by David Donnerer | 122 visits
In 2016, the EU Energy Efficiency Directive is bound to be revised. Energy Cities recently responded to a public consultation of the EU Commission on the Energy Efficiency Directive. See here the main points of our response.
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  Local energy transition: French & German Covenant Clubs have recommendations to make for their governments!
4 February 2016 - 12:17, by Floriane Cappelletti | 360 visits
On the occasion of a meeting last October in Ettlingen, the French & German Covenant of Mayors Clubs started working on a joint declaration, which was amended after COP21 and has now been adopted.
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  Croatia’s first local energy revolving fund is in Koprivnica!
28 January 2016 - 11:44, by Jana Cicmanova | 505 visits
When it comes to energy efficiency and innovative financing solutions, the city of Koprivnica is one the leading local authorities in Croatia. Together with its strategic partner Regional Energy Agency North (REA North), the municipality explored the opportunity to set up a local energy revolving fund that would finance its (...)
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  The EU in Dutch hands: A semester of opportunities!
26 January 2016 - 10:14, by Miriam Eisermann | 287 visits
Since January, the Netherlands are holding the six-months EU presidency as part of a rotating system amongst the EU member states. The Dutch agenda will be packed when it comes to climate and energy policies. Here is what cities can expect:
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  Energy Cities’ members delivering on their Covenant of Mayors CO2 reduction commitments
25 January 2016 - 12:42, by David Donnerer | 425 visits
In the aftermath of the UN climate conference in Paris, we are proud to show that Energy Cities’ members are at the forefront of climate action. An evaluation of their performance in the Covenant of Mayors at the end of last year proved that they have managed to exceed EU ambitions in terms of CO2-emission reduction and energy (...)
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  Be part of Energy Cities’ biggest Annual event: 1-3 June 2016
22 January 2016 - 12:31, by Miriam Eisermann | 183 visits
Right in the middle of Green Week 2016, we propose our 3-days conference in the Turkish city of Bornova (Izmir). It will ignite curiosity and INSPIRE CHANGE THROUGH COOPERATION.
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  The Energy Transition Chronicles: Behind the scenes of successful energy transition processes
17 January 2016 - 12:41, by Floriane Cappelletti | 329 visits
Energy Cities’ publication "The Energy Transition Chronicles", driving you behind the scenes of successful local energy transition processes, is now available in English.
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  Tbilisi (Georgia): energy policy for the people
15 January 2016 - 11:11, by Miriam Eisermann | 244 visits
Back in the 1990s Georgia made first steps towards energy efficiency through small-scale donor supported programs. Since then, a lot has changed and climate and energy action has scaled up considerably. Much of it happens at the local level, thanks also to the Covenant of Mayors’ efforts in the (...)
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Events to come
Covenant of Mayors Scotland event
Friday 12 February 14:00-16:30

Covenant of Mayors - Finance Working Group Meeting: Strategies to increase energy investments in the European building sector
From 22 February 14:00 to 23 February 12:30

Energieautonome Kommunen / Communes autonomes en énergie
From 25 to 26 February

Covenant of Mayors webinar: Public lighting modernization: Central European examples of territorial cooperation (Poland & Slovakia)
Thursday 25 February 10:00-11:30

Urban Future conference
From 2 to 3 March

The role of water in the global approach to urban sustainability : NETWERC H20 Conference
Thursday 17 March

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